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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Following tragic bike accident, a local family and their friends take action. 'Slow down for kids. Be more mindful.'

The family and friends of an 11-year-old Greene Middle School student who died in a collision in Palo Alto on Friday are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jake Millan, on Apr 1, 2020 at 9:49 am | 62 comments | 20627 Views

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Moments after armed robbery, witness springs into action by leading police to getaway car

Three people wanted for an armed robbery at a gas station on Sunday night were located by police with the help of a witness,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Downfall, on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:51 pm | 6 comments | 7916 Views

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Man to stand trial for 1973 cold-case murder at Stanford

Accused serial killer John Arthur Getreu claims he didn't have contact with Leslie Marie Perlov, but his statements appeared...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Wife, on Mar 27, 2020 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 8075 Views

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Coronavirus-testing tents pop up on Stanford campus and in Menlo Park

Stanford Health Care is gearing up for larger-scale testing of patients with COVID-19 symptoms, erecting tents on the Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Andy, on Mar 26, 2020 at 11:47 pm | 8 comments | 14439 Views

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Stanford, Kaiser hold drive-thru coronavirus testing, but you can't just head over there

At least two large, local medical centers are now providing drive-through testing for COVID-19. Stanford Health Care’s...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 21, 2020 at 10:24 am | 16 comments | 50862 Views

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Q&A with the top cop

In a wide-ranging interview with the Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen discusses several controversial...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 17, 2020 at 10:42 pm | 5 comments | 3359 Views

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New COVID-19 online tool to triage people launches in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, has launched an online tool to help screen patients for COVID-19 testing. The tool, called...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 17, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 6 comments | 10641 Views

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Q&A with the top cop: On car break-ins

The Weekly recently sat down with Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen to discuss recent cases involving use of force, the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Lockdown & Throw Away The Keys, on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 4647 Views

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County ramps up restrictions: Gatherings over 100 people banned, smaller events limited

Gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned in Santa Clara County, the latest directive issued by Santa Clara County’s...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 13, 2020 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 5718 Views

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Palo Alto boy killed in Friday night collision

A middle-school aged boy riding a bicycle was killed Friday night (March 6) in a collision at El Camino Real and California...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2020
Last comment by Nick, on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 47188 Views

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Armed man robs CVS Pharmacy, flees with prescription drugs

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who walked into the CVS pharmacy on Middlefield Road on Sunday afternoon, indicated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Using A broom To Sweep Away A Major Problem, on Mar 6, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 7205 Views

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Palo Alto police nab 2 men in connection with Safeway robbery

Palo Alto police have arrested two of the three men who they say were responsible for robbing the Safeway in Midtown at gunpoint...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 4, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 10 comments | 5311 Views

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Fourth case of coronavirus found in Santa Clara County

The fourth case of coronavirus was reported Saturday in Santa Clara County involving a woman who is a “household contact”...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Mar 2, 2020 at 2:02 pm | 22 comments | 39507 Views

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NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal crash

An Apple employee died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Never Tesla, on Feb 27, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 19 comments | 5590 Views

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Drug dealer sentenced to 6 years for fatal fentanyl overdose

A man who sold the powerful narcotic fentanyl to a woman who later died was sentenced to six years and eight months of jail...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Confusing, on Feb 27, 2020 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 5361 Views

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Two volunteers, one dog and the story of the Palo Alto couple's unlikely rescue

On the eighth day of Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin’s disappearance, Rich Cassens and his search dog...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 7286 Views

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Searchers for missing Palo Alto couple focus on the water, following alerts from cadaver dogs

With the search for Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin nearly reaching the one-week mark, the Marin County Sheriff's Office is...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Hello ....., on Feb 22, 2020 at 5:22 pm | 20 comments | 8872 Views

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Man arrested for kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

A man arrested Monday for attempted kidnapping in a Mountain View home had allegedly held another woman and her daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Clinical Researcher, on Feb 21, 2020 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 4364 Views

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Police nab duo for string of car burglaries

Two men linked to 10 car burglaries in Palo Alto on Saturday were arrested after a woman whose vehicle they nearly broke...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 20, 2020 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 4899 Views

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Last 'Sunny Day' defendant sentenced for killing, shooting

Six years after prosecutors announced indictments against 16 gang members as part of "Operation Sunny Day," the last defendant,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Rod S, on Feb 20, 2020 at 3:32 am | 3 comments | 5820 Views
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